Lobia Chaat / Black Eyed Peas Chaat

(image by the author, CC0) Been eating lots of heavy recipes lately and not many vegetables, so made a lighter lunch. As per Wikpedia: Chaat or chat is a savoury snack that originated in India, typically served as an hors d’oeuvre at roadside tracks from stalls or food carts across the Indian subcontinent in India,Continue reading “Lobia Chaat / Black Eyed Peas Chaat”

Akara (Nigerian black-eyed pea Fritters)

(image credit) Yesterday I made some West African black-eyed pea fritters. Used this recipe for Akara (aka Accara) with Kanni (this recipe) on the side. Very tasty, rave reviews from everyone. Was a bit challenging to make. I used too much water in the batter, I cut the onions too big, and my oil wasContinue reading “Akara (Nigerian black-eyed pea Fritters)”

Dave’s Georgia Black Eyed Peas

(image credit) The traditional Southern prep for black-eyed peas is with ham, corn bread, and collard greens. Collard greens are pretty hard to find in Vancouver so skipped those (could have substituted with kale I guess but substituted with eating more chocolate instead). I picked this black-eyed peas recipe because not only do I wantContinue reading “Dave’s Georgia Black Eyed Peas”

Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves

(image credit) And it has begun! What a great start. I made a black-eyed pea curry for lunch today, on Dec 31 2020. Seemed reasonable to cheat ahead on 2021 and get the lucky foods cooking ASAP! Spoiler: delicious. Recipe: Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves at saveur.com. Prep I made it as listed, withContinue reading “Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves”